The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Kufa, hosted Prof. Dr. Mahdi Abdullah, the director of the wound care unit at New York University in the United States of America. The Guest lecturer presented in his lecture the use of high concentration oxygen in the treatment of wounds. Dr. Abdullah highlighted the latest scientific development for the treatment of chronic wounds. He also has mentioned that the purpose of his visit to UoK is to deliver such scientific lecture about the development in the treatment of diabetes wounds and the role of high pressure oxygen in the treatment of such cases.
Dr Mahdi stressed in his visit the research collaboration with the School of Medicine in UoK and the joint supervision between Faculty of both sides. During this visit a serious discussion was made with the Dean and Faculty for the construction of a specialist center of wound care in UoK.